White House Press Secretary: News

19 Apr 2024

Joe Biden

US: Biden raises eyebrows by claiming cannibals 'ate' his uncle 

United States President Joe Biden's comments about his uncle, 2nd Lt. Ambrose J Finnegan Jr, potentially falling victim to cannibalism in Papua New Guinea during World War II have sparked confusion and criticism.

27 Jan 2024

Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift deepfakes unleash fury: Hollywood union, White House respond

Hollywood's Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) and the White House have strongly reacted to Taylor Swift's sexually explicit AI-generated images that caused a massive uproar.

Here's how US reacted to India-China border clash in Arunachal

The United States (US) is closely following the situation between India and China after troops from both sides were involved in a clash on December 9 in Arunachal Pradesh's Tawang sector.

09 Dec 2022

White House

India won't be an ally, but another great power: US

According to a top White House official on Friday (Thursday local time), India will not be the United States' (US) ally, but another great power.

US: Karine Jean-Pierre named first 'Black' White House press secretary

In a historic moment on Thursday, Karine Jean-Pierre became the first Black woman and openly LGBTQ+ person to be appointed as the Press Secretary of the White House.

09 Sep 2021


US in no rush to recognize Taliban government: White House

The United States is not in a rush to recognize the new interim government in Afghanistan, the White House said on Wednesday, asserting that it is in talks with the Taliban to get Americans out of the strife-torn country.

08 Nov 2018

Donald Trump

Post tiff with Trump, press credentials of CNN reporter suspended

In an unprecedented move, the White House has suspended the press credentials of a CNN journalist terming his behavior as "disgusting and outrageous", hours after he engaged in a heated argument with President Donald Trump in a press-meet.

20 Oct 2018

White House

White House 'saddened' to hear Saudi journalist Khashoggi's death

The White House said today that it was "saddened" to hear the confirmation of Saudi Arabia's dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi's death, but made no mention of action against the major US ally.

07 Aug 2018

White House

Anita Kumar, first Indian-American elected to board of WH-Correspondents' Association

Anita Kumar has become the first Indian-American to be elected to the board of the White House Correspondents' Association (WHCA), more than a century-old apex body of journalists covering the US President.

04 Jan 2018

Donald Trump

Trump-Bannon fight: White House lawyers threaten Bannon

White House lawyers have reportedly issued a "cease and desist order" to President Donald Trump's former-chief strategist Steve Bannon.

01 Dec 2017

White House

Raj Shah becomes first Indian-American to "gaggle" with press

Raj Shah, the White House Principal Deputy Press Secretary, became the first Indian-American to "gaggle" with reporters aboard Air Force One.